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MBI announces completion of rural high-speed network

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Axia NetMedia Corp. is poised to flip the switch on a new broadband network that will bring high-speed Internet to municipal facilities across Berkshire County.

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High-speed Internet project for Central, Western Mass. complete

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A project designed to increase Internet access for businesses and other organizations across Central and Western regions of the state is complete, according to the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech).

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Construction, Turnover Complete on New 1,200 Mile Fiber Backbone for Western and Central Massachusetts

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MBI) recently completed construction and testing of MassBroadband 123, a 1,200-mile fiber-optic network bringing high-speed Internet access directly to 1,200 key facilities in more than 120 western and central Massachusetts communities. MassBroadband 123 is a critical component of the Commonwealth’s strategy to invest in innovation infrastructure in order to create growth and economic opportunity in every corner of the Commonwealth.

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Gov. Deval Patrick pledges $10M to speed broadband

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Governor Deval Patrick announced on Wednesday a $10 million pledge towards a swifter solution to one of its major hurdles: delivering high-speed broadband connections to the homes of people in the state's 45 most unserved and underserved communities.

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Westminster a key broadband hub

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

WESTMINSTER -- Crews from G4S Construction are installing an important hub in a new fiber-optic network in the attic of Town Hall.

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MassBroadband 123 “Middle Mile” Network Construction Nearing Completion

Monday, August 5, 2013

August 5, 2103 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has announced an updated project schedule with final milestone tracking for communities within the MassBroadband 123 network, which is targeted for completion in late 2013. MassBroadband 123 is a 1,200-mile fiber-optic network that will bring high-speed Internet access directly to over 1,200 key facilities in more than 120 western and central Massachusetts communities.

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MassVetsAdvisor portal celebrates inaugural year

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

In the last year, veterans have been able to tap into a new Web portal that provided them with services and support. And on Wednesday, veterans and state officials from the Mass.

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One Year Anniversary of MassVetsAdvisor.org Celebrated

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

June 26, 2013 - State officials and Veterans’ advocates today celebrated the one year anniversary of MassVetsAdvisor.org, a first-in-the-nation web portal that offers enhanced access to services and support for Veterans living in the Commonwealth.

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MassTech's Broadband Institute Honored by the Department of Defense for Supporting Military Employee

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

April 9, 2013 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has been awarded the Patriot Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the federal Department of Defense. The Patriot Award recognizes employers who provide exceptional support to their Guard and Reserve employees.

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